First Coast

News affecting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns or Clay counties.

Shops and shoppers along Avilés Street in St. Augustine will get a break from all the demolition noise this weekend.

Photo provided by Bonnie Arnold via The Daily Record.

A record number of Jaguars football fans have registered for the annual Painting of the Paw Prints from the Main Street Bridge to TIAA Bank Field.

Lindsey Kilbride / WJCT News

The Clara White Mission nonprofit has been growing produce at its White Harvest Farm property on Moncrief Road for about four years.

Sam Bogle / WJCT News

Student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were in Jacksonville Friday for a midday  March For Our Lives block party at The Jacksonville Landing.

Via Jacksonville Daily Record

Pet Paradise Resort and Day Spa, the Jacksonville-based developer and owner of boarding and day care for dogs and cats, intends to relocate its headquarters to San Marco.

Transgender St. Johns County Student Wins Restroom Lawsuit

Jul 27, 2018

A federal court ruled Thursday in favor of a 17-year-old transgender student in St. Johns County, whose family sued the school district for discrimination after he was denied access to the boys restroom.

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Duval residents will get nine new county judges this August Primary election, but constituents will only vote in two of the races because seven county court candidates are running unopposed.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Transwestern announced Thursday it closed on the $24.47 million sale of BB&T Tower Downtown.

2 New Buildings Enhance Mayo Clinic's Status As 'Destination Medical Center' in Jacksonville

Jul 26, 2018
Will Dickey / The Florida Times-Union

The Mayo Clinic has been expanding its Jacksonville campus since Gianrico Farrugia became CEO in 2015.

The Jacksonville Daily Record

In a strongly worded ruling, a state appeals court Thursday backed Gov. Rick Scott in a dispute about his authority to appoint a replacement for a retiring Northeast Florida judge.

James Gathany, CDC / Wikimedia Commons

Clay County Mosquito Control reports its most recent mosquito samplings have tested negative for the West Nile Virus.

Parkland Students Will Come To Jacksonville Friday As Part Of 'Road To Change' Tour

Jul 26, 2018
Leslie Ovalle / WLRN

A nationwide student movement that advocates for gun violence prevention as well as more voter registration in the wake of the Valentine’s Day massacre at a South Florida school brings part of its “Road to Change” tour to Jacksonville Friday for two public events.

Ryan Ketterman / For Visit Jacksonville

A new report shows a big infusion of investment in downtown Jacksonville.

Jacksonville Daily Record

Jacksonville’s most impoverished neighborhoods could receive infrastructure improvements if Mayor Lenny Curry’s latest budget is approved in September.

Poll Shows Momentum For Desantis In GOP Gubernatorial Primary

Jul 25, 2018
John Raoux / Associated Press

Polling trends continue to favor U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis in his Republican gubernatorial primary fight with Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam.